Michigan fines more businesses for COVID-19 violations, including 2 from Ohio
The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited another 13 workplaces for COVID-19 violations, according to its online dashboard. Captain Jay’s #112Location: DearbornFine: $4,000, but no fines were COVID-19 relatedReasons: No written COVID-19 preparedness and response plan. Ready-Dig ExcavationLocation: Clinton TownshipFine: $400Reasons: Not having a written COVID-19 preparedness and response plan and for not conducting a daily self-screening protocol. Ross Chapman Electrical ServicesLocation: WarrenFine: $400Reasons: Not having a written COVID-19 preparedness and response plan and for not conducting a daily self-screening protocol. The Delventhal CompanyLocation: Millbury, OhioFine: $900Reasons: Workers were permitted to enter the worksite without conducting a daily self-screening protocol.mlive.com
Michigan House of Representatives under investigation for possible workplace violations
DETROIT – An investigation has been launched into the Michigan House of Representatives over possible workplace violations, confirmed Camara Lewis, communications representative for the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity. According to Lewis, the investigation was launched based on an employee complaint from the Michigan House of Representatives. “To confirm, MIOSHA has initiated an investigation based on an employee complaint from the Michigan House of Representatives. The investigation will focus on all employees affected by the complaint items. MIOSHA has the authority to issue penalties to all employers in its jurisdiction,” said Lewis in a statement released to Local 4 News.
Employee complaint prompts state investigation into Michigan House workplace conditions
Michigan officials have opened an investigation into the state House of Representatives for possible violations of workplace rules. The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration initiated the investigation after receiving an employee complaint, Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity spokesperson Camara Lewis confirmed Tuesday. The campaign and House Speaker Lee Chatfield, R-Levering, reported Giuliani tested negative prior to his Michigan visit and did not warrant contact tracing for anyone in Michigan. The staffer was not involved with last week’s Oversight Committee hearing, Chatfield said. “Those who have been in contact with the staffer have already been informed and are currently isolating and getting tested,” Chatfield said in the statement.mlive.com